Christine Hamel

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Christine is an actor, singer, voice/text coach, and director, and teaches various aspects of performance: speech/dialects, voice, singing, and a psycho-physical/image approach to acting. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Voice & Speech and Acting at Boston University's School of Theatre.

BA, Williams College; MFA, Boston University. Additional study at Boston Conservatory (Graduate Performance Certificate, Voice), with Trinity College, London (Performers Certificate in Speech & Drama), Shakespeare & Company. Special studies in the Michael Chekhov approach to acting, Joy of Phonetics/Dialects, the Humors Embodied, Extended Voice/Lamentation, Primitive Voice/Roy Hart, Classical Singing/Opera. Additional workshops in Alexander Technique and Acting, Experiential Anatomy, Pure Movement, Levels of Play (Lecoq), and Improvisation.

Christine is the director of the Femina Shakes (all-female Shakespeare) initiative at Boston University, which is aimed at providing young women an opportunity to inhabit roles exploring power, authority, and violence unconstrained by limitations of the roles of women in more conventional narratives. She has served on the faculties of Boston Conservatory, Emerson College, Longy School of Music, Walnut Hill School, Commonwealth Shakespeare Summer Academy, BU Opera Programs, and the BU Summer Theatre Institute (BUSTI). Member: Actors Equity Association, VASTA, MICHA.

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Bronze FOUNDING MEMBER
LOCATION
Massachusetts
United States
YEAR OF DESIGNATION
2007
LANGUAGES SPOKEN
English
French